Sc290 Educational Mentoring and Instructional Leadership 2 credits
This course is designed specifically for upperlevel students who have been accepted into the College's "Course Apprenticeship Program" (CAP). The course provides a mini-internship with an SVC faculty member in a course designated primarily for first-year students. CAP students will serve as apprentices in their assigned first-year course, sponsored and supervised by the faculty member of record in that course. Additionally, CAP students will participate in a once-per-week professional development seminar (Sc290) and gain skills, knowledge and understanding regarding mentoring and small group instructional activities that support first year students to succeed at SVC. Topics may include group dynamics, time and stress management, personal organization, young adult lifespan development, learning styles, teaching styles, instructional methodologies, leadership, classroom ethics and more.